Punch,  59 (1870), 157.

Puzzle for Painstakers



Poetry, Drollery


Physiology, Disease

    Describes a 'new book', The Mystery of Pain, which deals with a subject 'reason can't explain' but which is 'too certainly made out' since a 'stomach-ache 'tis pain enough to rue'. Concludes by advising readers, 'Rack not your brains and get a headache too'.

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